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Good Week for Bridgend

It's been a good week for the county of Bridgend.

Last Saturday saw them take on New York as they attempted to beat their World Record for the largest gathering of elves.  The record stood at 610 elves but the people of Bridgend smashed that record as 794 people, sorry I mean elves, gathered on Adare Street.

Then just yesterday it was announced that the star of Porthcawl Grand Pavilion's annual pantomime, Dave the Cow, had been voted the best panto cow in the UK.  Speaking after his win Dave said "I'm udderley mooooved by this accolade and it was a great competion to win as the steaks were so high"

If you want to catch Dave in action then Jack and the Beanstalk is running at the Grand Pavilion until 2 January 2011

Vote for Dave

Dave the Panto CowHelp Dave become the UK's number one panto cow

Porthcawl Grand Pavilion's very own thespian bovine, Dave the Cow, is appealing for votes to help him win a competition to find the UK's number one panto cow.

Dave has already beaten off competition from rival panto cows to become the only Welsh contestant to make it to the final, which is organised by Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream.

He will now lock horns with the four other remaining panto cows, but he needs your vote before he can be crowned the nation's official favourite panto cow.

Dave, who is due to play Daisy the Cow in the Grand Pavilion's Christmas panto, Jack and the Beanstalk, is clearly no ordinary cow.  A rare pink and blue Friesian, between his gruelling training regime at the local gym and rehearsals he is handling the pressure in an udder-ly professional manner.

Dave said: "I am over the mooooon that I have made it to the final five panto cows in the Ben and Jerry's competition.

"Pantomime is my life, but I am hoping that if I win, it might unlock all sorts of gates for my career. I might even be able to make it in the moooovie business!"

You can vote for Dave by visiting and clicking on the picture of his blue and pink face.

You can also see Dave perform live on stage in Jack and the Beanstalk, which runs from 11 December 2010 to 2 January 2011 at the Grand Pavilion in Porthcawl.

Tickets are selling fast, so visit for more information.